Knifesex’s Babalon: An Offering To The Goddess

knifesex‘s Babalon begins with hypnotic intensity, building in a brooding crescendo as creatrix Vanessa Irena whispers: “Holy is the whore.” She repeats this phrase, mantra-like: a fitting beginning to a sonic offering to Babalon. Alternately sinister and celestial, fusing noise, trip hop, and synthwave, knifesex’s first full-length release is a soundtrack for destroying the divide between sacred […]

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“W*tch” Debut: A Place Both Wonderful And Strange On Sonic Conjurings & Overcoming Trauma Through Ritual

The first single from A Place Both Wonderful and Strange‘s What I Speak I Create is a crescendo of melancholic joy. Punctuated with hypnotic vocals that speak to overcoming trauma through ritualtrack, “W*tch” meditates on reclaiming witchcraft from social and political stigma. In anticipation of the occult electronic trio’s full-length release this August, Slutist is pleased to debut the track […]

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Legacy of the Witch III

The third Legacy of the Witch festival at Saint Vitus was an affirming reminder of how vital the witchy, feminist, sex positive community can be. We not only raised $1000 for RAINN, but had a damn good time while doing it! Our favorite photographer Justina Villanueva captured a few moments of the fest in action:

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Knifesex’s Deipna: Songs For Dance And Devotion

Conjuring evocative post-industrial noisescapes for ritual and ecstatic dance, Knifesex‘s Deipna is a feast for the senses. Named after Hekate’s dark moon ritual supper, Vanessa Irena’s new 3-song-EP is both an offering to the goddess, and a hypnotic, pulsating paean for us. We asked Irena—who is also the producer/vocalist of The Harrow, founder of female solo […]

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Anohni At The Park Avenue Armory

Walking into the Park Avenue Armory you know you’re about to see something special. The Gothic Revival building, built in 1880, is breathtaking with its soaring ceilings, intricate wood, glass, and tile detailing, and unique lighting fixtures which bathe everything and everyone in a flattering, soft, and romantic glow. This environment invariably pleased the crowd […]

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Hathor: Creating Community & Cultivating Creativity Through Sound + Vision

A collective of female and female-identified solo electronic music producers, Hathor was conceived as a space to create community, cultivate creativity, and connect with likeminded artists. Named for the fecund Egyptian goddess of sky, motherhood, music and fertility, Hathor is a powerful antidote to a culture and scene that too often pits women against one another […]

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